Amy Tan’s limited story “Two Kinds” illustrates a early girls contest after a while her very-much opinionated woman and judgment her own way. Jing-Mei’s woman perpetually enforces Jing-Met to propel out tasks the way she wants her to, her way. Therefore Jing-Mei is unfitted to become as her own individual and propel out the choices she wants to. Throughout Jing-Mei’s excursion she begins to educe disclaiming thoughts of herself and displays the attributes of distrust, incompetence and pitilessness.
Jing-Mei’s incompetence encourages her to venerate her woman is life unjust and unyielding, “when [her] woman had told [her] this, [she] felt as though [she’s] been sent to torture. ” When in truth, all her woman is doing is considerable her so she won’t feel to go through the hardships she herself had bybygone through (Page 5). Jing-Mei has no crave to prevent after a while her woman. She fights after a while her integral way she can, unshaken to eradicate her woman’s dreams of her beseeming lucky, Jing-Mei neglects her studies as well-behaved-behaved as the piano.
Jing-Mei venerates her woman is arduous to exexsubstitute her, Jing-Mei states “I won’t let her exexsubstitute me… I won’t be what I’m not…” resisting her woman’s true intentions of her beseeming lucky (Page 3). Jing-Mei feels she must discard her woman in ordain to discover herself “right then and there, [she] was unshaken to put a seal to her preposterous conceit. ” ultimately, in doing so, she is discarding her legacy and personality (Page 7).
Suyuan Woo’s uniform animadversion hands Jing-Mei the purpose of noncommunication of humor, which results in Jing-Mei’s distrust. Suyuan’s values of lineage compliance, mystification of useless emotions, and animadversion as expressions of peelness contrariety after a while Jing-Mei’s American purposes of insurrection, self-esteem and disclosed expressions of peelness pilot Jing-Mei’s credence of never fulfilling her woman’s expectations. Therefore, Jing-Mei uniformly puts herself down “[she] looked in the mirror… [she] began to cry, such a sad ungainly girl! due to misinformation her woman’s intentions (Page 3). Her woman’s haughty expectations and animadversion are her way of expressing peelness and credulity in her daughter. Jing-Mei misunderstands her woman’s actions which direct her to the misrecord that she conquer “never be the peel of daughter [her woman] wants her to be” and directs her to the inquiry of “why don’t you relish me the way I am? I am not a genius! ” (Page 10,5).